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for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> barack obama says the u.s. and china can cooperate, but he delivers an uncomfortable message, too, about free speech. on patrol with the police in mexico as the drug a situation has its deadliest days. and we may need to triple aid to our culture. welcome to "bbc world news." coming up later for you -- [banjo plays] on the road again, this time to deliver her memoirs. but there -- but is there more to just -- to this than just plugging a book? and at an exhibit with an important message. ♪ president obama's visit to china is arguably his most significant official trip yet. a day into it, he has stressed again that the u.s. and china and need not be adversaries, that the world would benefit from their cooperation. and in a town hall style event live on tv, he told chinese students that free-speech is a universal right. when he died with china's president -- president -- when he dined with china's president, his message was more diplomatic. >> he is here to say welcome to the rise of a new power in the east, barack obama wants china as a part
." >> barack obama says the u.s. and china can cooperate, delivering an important message about free speech. the drugs were brings one of the deadliest days in mexico. a warning from the un to feed the growing world population, we may need to triple aid for agriculture. welcome to bbc world news. coming up later -- on the road again, this time to promote memoirs, sarah palin dishes the dared, but is there more than just plugging a book? an unusual exhibit with an important message. >> president obama's visit to china is arguably the most significant trip yet. he stressed the u.s. and china need not be adversaries, that the world would benefit from cooperation. live on tv and online, he has told chinese students that free speech is a universal right. from beijing -- >> he is here to say america out welcomes the rise of a new power in the east. barack obama once china as a partner, not a rival. today, he took his message direct to china's people, something it china's leaders never do. a public forum with students in shanghai. the white house wanted it is shown live on tv nationwide,. >> we do
freedom. polls show president obama slipping big in job approval. if that continues, a populace like sarah palin might well emerge as a serious contender for power. that is why the attacks on her keep on coming. the left fears sarah palin. and that's the memo. now for the top story tonight reaction with us fox news analyst barack and a hard place duo monica crowley and alan colmes. you are not buying the fear thing? very simple question. i'm a very simple man and i believe you are as well. >> we have that in common, bill. bill: if it isn't fear, why the continuing vehement attacks on a woman who does not hold public office, who lives far, far away in alaska. who has five children? why the attacks? >> the fact that she lives far away and has five children has nothing whatsoever to do with it some of it is sexism. the eva peron. i googled it today. bill: naomi wolf is practicing sexism? >> i don't know what's in her heart. i googled eva peron and sarah palin and hillary clinton. they did it to hillary clinton. they did the same thing. bill: you are not answering the question, colmes, i will
for that interview with president obama. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] action. the factor is next. bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight: >> she was carrying water for policies of rove and cheney and bush. she is a tell genic, charming, front person. bill: why do so many left wing americans fear sarah palin? fear is the reason why she is attacked so viciously. crowley and colmes will analyze. >> their ratings are objectively without question, as you suggest, lower than they should be. i was partly to blame for that. bill: a liberal group says it got lou dobbs fired. is that true? we will talk with the southern poverty law center. >> there are political consequences. i will have to take my lumps to the extent those are sent my way. bill: a new poll says overwhelm overwhelmly americans object to can a lead sheik mohammed and other al qaeda thugs being tried in new york city. we will have the latest on that. caution, you where to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --ww
to voters. tomorrow his heavy hitter guess back to town. obama will return from rallies in the state of new jersey and it appears the white house is investing a lot if the governor's race. here is what corzine said about it. >> his schedule was set for quite a while. this is not a last-minute decision, it was part of a plan to work together. we've been partners on turning our economy around. jobs, saving jobs. >> the republican challenger christie has a heavy hitter on the trail with him. rudy giuliani out shaking hands. also trying to rally the base here. we spoke with christie why he wants the job. tough time for new jersey and deficit looming. here is what he said. >> i have four sids between 6 and 16 -- four kids between 6 and 16. i love this state and lived here my whole life and i want my kids here to raise their families here. if we don't make it more affordable my kids won't afford to live here. >> this is anybody's race and it will come can down to who can motivate their supporters to get out to the poll on election day and cast the ballot. >> gregg: thank you. forget red and blue
the minority community will not turn out in the numbers because barack obama is not running. he got everybody out. he got 12,000 people in newark, new jersey. if they don't come out, governor corzine is in a lot of trouble. that's why he closed a 14% gap ex-made it a dead heat. he seems to have lost momentum. can we talk about new york district 23? steve: absolutely. this is the crazy case where the republican candidate dropped out a couple of days ago and then threw her support behind the democrat. then you've got the fellow who was energized by the tea party movement, doug hoffman who had just been a regular guy, as he described himself. and now yesterday up in the 23rd district of new york, joe biden was stumping on behalf of the challenger. also, hoffman -- also, joe biden yesterday suggested that rush limbaugh had, quote, hand-picked hofman to run. and hoffman yesterday called that notion ridiculous. he said, "i've never spoken to rush limbaugh. i have no idea where he got that information." gretchen: you have to say hat's off to a guy, or gal who decides, hey, i'm just going to get into
, president obama arrived in japan. this was the president's first trip to asia as president. during his trip, he'll visit china, singapore and south korea. mr. obama and the japanese prime minister expected to discuss the marine base in okina as well as the climate and afghanistan. >> this morning the parents of the so-called balloon boy are expected to plead guilty. both richard and mayumi heene turned themselves in at a larimer county courthouse in colorado. both are expected to plead guilty to false reporting to authorities which is a misdemeanor. richard is also pleading guilty to felony charges of attempting to influence a public servant. according to reports, the plea deals will ensure that mayumi heene is not deported back to japan. to maryland now where federal authorities are trying to seize a mosque and a building rented by the islamic education center in rockville. it's part of a nationwide seizure of properties owned by alavi foundation. the government claims it's funneling money to a bank involved in iran's nuclear program. >>> in the district, two employees of the togo embassy
>>> this morning on "early today," shifting focus. president obama turns up the heat on the senate after the house narrowly passes a historic health care reform bill. >>> blast from he past. a landmark hotel in kentucky comes crashing down. >>> and foul play. a women's soccer player faces the music after some nasty moves on the field. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning, everyone. i'm dan kloeffler. >>> and today we begin with a second opinion. after narrowly passing the house on saturday, next it is the senate's turn to take up sweeping legislation that would reshape the nation's health care system. but with the so-called public option still facing some pretty tough debate, the prognosis for this plan is anything but clear. nbc's brian mooar reports. >> reporter: at the white house, president obama acknowledged his bigge political victory since taking office, the house passage of a sweeping health care reform bill. >> i know this was a courageous vote for many members of congress. >> the bill is passed. >> reporter: democrats won with just two
. this part, this gap, that's debt, $1 trillion. this line, this was bush -- this is obama. it's both of them. i mean, this is the opposite of putting on the brakes. government spending is increasing. it's set to increase next year again. our public debt today is $12 trillion. by 2018, it is projected to be over $24 trillion. that's according to white whitehouse.gov and that's if everything goes well. $24 trillion! well, i want you to know, since i brought this up, and i dare talk about accountability, of course, i'm going to be ridiculed by those in power and everybody who repeats these things. oh, please! oh, if you're concerned about spending policies, well, you're concerned about big government saying they're spending like mad men? well, i want you to know if you say those things and believe those things you're in good company because people have said the spending in washington was going to kill us for an awful long time. i want to show you this cartoon. i don't know if you have seen this. here is a cartoon, a wagon is going. here is all the politicians up here, and all of the professors
anthony sowell lived. >> unbelievable. dick, we appreciate it. >>> president obama is in south korea on the latest stop of his asian tour. he's scheduled to meet with that country's president tomorrow. they will discuss a free trade agreement and north korea's nuclear program. yesterday the president was in china to meet with the premier there. he accepted an invitation to visit the u.s. next year and president obama took time to walk along a section of china's great wall. he called the experience magical. >>> somali pirates have attacked a u.s. flagged cargo ship for the second time. european union naval force say weapons were fired at the "maersk alabama" this morning. private security guards on the ship fired back and turned them away. the "maersk alabama" was hijacked back in april. pirates took captain richard phillips hostage for five days before navy sharp shooters freed them. pirate attacks are increasing. there have been 29 successful hija hijackings so far this year. >>> hillary clinton is on a surprise visit to afghanistan. that's her first trip there as secretary of state
and, instead, trying to help her friend barack obama. anyway, when sarah palin was on the oprah show, her ratings were up 36%. but then the day after she appeared on oprah, ratings were down 32%. went up for the governor back down. gretchen: interesting thing is whether or not the palin camp and advisors would have allowed her to go on oprah because they did not allow her to go on bill o'reilly's show when she was campaigning that was revealed last night when she actually called bill o'reilly at home and said she really did want to come on his show but the advisors said she should not go on his show for some unknown reason. last night she did make an appearance in the no spin zone. bill really focused last night on the attacks that she had taken from the katie couric interview and whether or not john mccain had scolded her for the way she did that interview. take a look. bill: clearly in your book you feel that katie couric was out to get you. >> i let the transcripts speak for itself and readers will decide for themselves if she had any kind of bias or nonobjective. bill: you think
. this is not a referendum on president obama. >> you say that when you're losing. >> reporter: polls have suggested an enthusiasm gap with republicans more fired up about their candidates. >> my husband just got out of the hospital and i said you've got to go whether you feel like it or not. >> how much enthusiasm do you have for creigh deeds? >> probably not as much as tie did for the presidential election. it really has to do a lot with the fact that he is definitely a democrat. >> thank you, everybody. >> reporter: now we could just report this to you right this moment. cbs news estimates that bob mcdonnell leads his -- is leading in the early exit polls, but again that's just exit polls. those are not real votes and cbs news is only estimates that bob mcdonnell is leading in those early exit polls and that's just into us. derek, back to you. >> bruce leshan back in richmond. let's get to creigh deeds -- he behind in the polls but peggy fox joins us with that part of our election coverage. peggy? >> reporter: i can tell you creigh deeds did have a smile on his face but he did not look relaxed. h
>>> it is a busy week for the obama administration on economic matters. today the treasury department is expected to start pressuring mortgage companies to cut payments for troubled homeowners. on thursday the white house hosted a jobs summit to confront unemployment. friday the government releases november figures on unemployment. >>> one in four homeowners owes more on their mortgage than what their property is worth. lenders are supposed to help those in trouble but abc's rachel martin reports today, the govern act >> reporter: the obama administration says banks aren't doing enough to help millions of americans at risk of losing their homes. so they'll announce a new strategy that will involve a campaign to name and shame. for nearly a year, the administration has been offering cash to banks if they'll lower mortgage payments for homeowners in crisis. the head of the program tells the "new york times" the banks are not doing a good enough job. some of the firms ought to be embarrasse andbe. members of the administration aren't the only ones frustrated. days ago a judge
is the mother's boyfriend and he said he was at home when the girl was taken. >>> president obama is in beijing right now, part of his eight-day trip to asia and meeting with china president hujintao. he pushed for greater freedoms in china. >> i see china's future in you. young people whose talent and dedication and dreams will do so much to help shape the 21st century. i said many times that i believe that our world is now fundamentally interconnected. the jobs we do, the prosperity we build and the environment we protect and the security that we seek all of these things are shared. >> president obama will also visit china's great wall today. >>> the fbi used equipment like ground penetrating radar at that house in cleveland where 11 bodies were found. we could see more digging this week at anthony sowell's house and store. the search also has expanded four houses down. >> they found bones about this long. they come running in the house bringing them in the house with their bare hands talking about, look what we found. >> police aren't say figure they actually found anything. but anthony sowe
the entire bill. and they had been very supportive of president obama so if you've got these abortion rights groups who are opposed to the bill, that is not good for the president and that's why he went on tv last night to say just that. gretchen: exactly. and during our political panel we had a strategist who said to me off camera that if this stays the way it is, she will not be a democrat anymore. so it's going as far as that, that they are going to oppose the way the current bill reads. brian: i'm wondering tactically if nancy pelosi is firmly pro-choice and she's the one who put this pro in, does she think with a wink and a nod she knows it's going to go bye-bye and that's why she's telling her colleagues to vet yes to begin with? gretchen: that would be a lot of political maneuvering. steve: that's washington. brian: it's going to alienate half of congress. gretchen: there's a tropical storm, ida, dumping heavy rain on the gulf coast. four states, though, still deklaverring a state of emergency. one of them is florida. that's where we find crai boswen fort walton beach. >> good morning
because u.s. leaders didn't send more troops. the report comes ahead of president obama's announcement tomorrow about whether he's going to send more troops to afghanistan. >>> okay. are you going to be shopping at work today? this is what they call cyber monday when a lot of people hit the web to buy holiday gifts. problem, many people do it on company time. jennifer westhoven is here. you and i can say it's part of our job. >> i have to research the deals. >> exactly. good morning. >> good morning. i mean, one thing you should really all know about cyber monday it's just a big marketing gimmick. it's not the busiest day for shopping or not even necessarily the big deals. take that marketing gimmick and make it your game. there are deals out there if you didn't want anything to do with the black friday crowds. maybe that's too much for you. maybe this is the time you start doing your shopping. store trade group predicts more americans will buy online compared to last year. sears web page has 15% off appliances, lots of other deals, too. best buy has a 19-inch hd tv. of course, i don't
fight over the war of after span. what president obama now do over the war with democrats. clayton: it is the busiest shopping day of the year. hundreds of thousands. they're lining up, looking for those bargains and looking for those deals. we will have the latest on that as well. ainsley: and happy birthday to tim pawlenty. he is turning 49 today. ⌟axozp7óú+l'?p clayton: welcome back to "fox & friends." fox news alert. the governor of afghanistan's kandahar province narrowly escaped an assassination attempt this morning. a roadside bomb exploded as he was on his way to a mosque for friday's prayers. the car was damaged but the governor escaped unharmed. kandahar is an important piece of battle for afghanistan. the city is focused to be the focus of additional build-up of tens out of thousands of troops there. underscores what we heard on tuesday as the president lays out his plans for afghanistan. rick: the top military commander on the ground has asked for around 40,000 troops. the president not expected to give him that number completely. the estimates right now are report
: president obama is scheduled to take part in a memorial ceremony on the post on tuesday. they are getting ready to build a stage, an area where the ceremony is going to take place. >> julie: president and first lady expected to attend, as well. thank you very much >> gregg: house of representatives passing the health care reform bill by just a couple votes. if the u.s. senate passes a compromise between those two bills will have to eventually be made. the final legislation could be very different on what the house just voted on. what is likely to change and will health care be harder to pass in the second time around. joining us now republican congressman brian bill bray and and palone. the president said she absolutely convinced that the senate will pass health care reform. will it? will it bear any resemblance to the house bill? >> they will. i'm convinced they will because i think most of us most of us realize with the status yeo and major problems with people not having insurance. basic framework will be the same. health exchange with private and public options that people can go to f
's a vikt fi for president obama's top domestic priority. the house of representatives has approved a health care reform plan but it was a close call. the measure passed with only two votes to spare, and one of them came from a republican. the fight over health care reform now moved to the senate. so, what's in the health care bill that the house passed? well, perhaps the most controversial part of the bill that it does contain the so-called public option. the government would sell insurance to those who can't find it elsewhere. the congressional budget office predicts those premiums would be more expensive than insurance from private companies, but many people would be eligible for government subsidies to help pay for that coverage. other provisions of the bill would ban insurers from denying coverage to people just because of pre-existing conditions. the house bill also contains strict bans on using federal money to pay for abortions. congressman john dingle, a longtime proponent of national health insurance, projects that the bill will extend health care coverage to 96% of americans. >>>
obama announced the creation of the high-value interrogation group. this could be make -- this would be made up of law enforcement agencies and this would be housed at the fbi. this would be overseen by the national security council. can you describe the role that the fbi will be playing in this effort? . playing in this effort and the type of oversight that will be placed on interrogation? >> well, what we've come to call the hig is an effort to gather people in anticipation of the acquisition of the capture of high-value detainees, to have a group of people who are steeped in who these people are, who have determined how we can successfully interrogate them, using methods consistent with our values as an american nation, the fbi will play a part of -- play a part in there, along with members of the intelligence community in acquiring this information and in also devising interrogation techniques that will be effective with regard to the specific person that is in front of them. there will be a team of people for each of those high value -- potential high value detainees. >> when co
. with this new surge of forces. >> i'm chris wallace and this is "fox news sunday." >> president obama will announce his plan tuesday night in a speech to the nation from west point. senator kyl, what will you be listening for? what do you want to hear in the president's speech? >> first of all, i want to hear the details. will he follow the recommendations of general petraeus and general mcchrystal in moving at least 40,000 troops into the area as quickly as possible? and the other two key elements, both the political and economic almosts, of counter insurgency. secondly, talk of an exit strategy is exactly the wrong way to go. i hear that in the media. i certainly hope the president doesn't do that. all that does is signal to the enemies and also to our allies, to the folks in pakistan as well as the afghanis, that we're not there to stay until the mission is accomplished. and they've got to know that we will be there for them until the mission is accomplished or they'll make other arrangements and it won't be to our benefit. >> senator bayh? >> chris, this is a very complex situatio
in colorado springs. >>> president obama tries to move the middle east peace process forward this evening at the white house. >> he meets with israeli prime minister netanyahu to soothe a strained relationship between the two countries. simon mcgreggor-wood is joining us from jerusalem with more on what's at stake. good morning, simon. >> reporter: there will be a meeting between president obama and the is rail lie prime minister netanyahu. the view here is the prime minister was made to sweat at this meeting. when he got on a plane to address this important jewish conference in washington he didn't know whether or not he was going to meet the president at the white house or not. late last night the white house announced there would be a meeting, a short one, late tonight well after the israeli tv bulletins are off the air. the message here is simply that the relations between the white house and this administration here in israel are strained to say the least. i think the white house people are saying, according to israeli sources, that the prime minister made the mistake of trying to in
to the victims of the fort hood massacre. >> and president obama's challenge in a far east siment, convincing world leaders that america is still an economic player. >> 1 news sunday morning starts right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy] >> hello and welcome to 11 news sunday morning. i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm deborah wiener. first a look outside with meteorologist john coinls. hey, john. >> a little different out there, warmer, not raining. >> yes. >> there might be a couple of patches of fog and all, but our temperatures now are where they were yesterday morning at this time. the big difference is that there's no moisture in the atmosphere. >> yes, thank you. >> so let's take a look outside at our h.d. doppler radar, and, you know, the proof is in the pudding. yesterday, there were still some sprinkles and a little drizzle and a couple of spotty showers around the area with most of the rain up in new england, a lot of rain up in new england. well, this morning it's still raining in new england, but we've shaken most of the cloud cover. again, there may be a few pat
're going to tell you why. brian: and president obama gave us the $787 billion stimulus package so what do we have to show for it? the government tells us where the money went. this is "fox & friends" and we showed up here. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute -- www.ncicap.org -- gretchen: we unfortunately have not such great news as the fox news alert this morning. if you were tuned in yesterday, you saw that that horrible situation was happening at ford hood and brand new information now about the army psychiatrist accused. shooting 43 people, leaving 13 of them dead at for the foort h -- fort hood texas. our molly hennenberg is live at the pentagon but let's start with chris. chris, you have a tremendous amount of new information. what's the latest? >> we know that 39-year-old hasan is unconscious and in stable condition on a ventilator at a local hospital. authorities are not disclosing his whereabouts at this hour. we also know that unfortunately 13 people have now been confirmed dead. that's up from 12 yesterday, and still 30
bit. >>> we begin with countdown to president obama's new strategy for the war in afghanistan, a plan expected to call for an additional 34,000 u.s. troops. as the president prepares to address a skeptical american public, it's becoming cheer some members of his own party need convincing. >> i do not believe we should send more combat forces at this point. that's been my position. combat forces where we are the ones doing the fighting without an afghan partner. if we have afghan partners that are fully involved in the fight, partnering with us which is on the job training for them, critically important. i can be more supportive. >> our only reporter live at the white house this early. as we talk about the challenges the president faces, some are right there within his own party. >> reporter: absolutely, one of the main challenges the president faces. what the president thooz do on tuesday evening is show there's a clear commitment on the side of the afghan government here that there's a direct correlation between the increase in u.s. troops and also an increase in afghan security forc
stepdaughters. his youngest child is 3 years old. >>> president obama is expected to unveil his afghanistan war strategy on tuesday night. he'll make the announcement from the west point military academy in new york. the president is expected to make the case for sending about 30,000 more troops to afghanistan. in week the president promised to finish the job in afghanistan while he is in office. the troop increase would be the second since he became president. liberal democrats are lining up against the surge partly because of the cost. >>> still to come tonight we'll tell you about a 62-year-old woman known as the robin hood banker. authorities say she stole millions from the rich to bail those in debt. >>> turkey named courage who caught a break. >> and bob has a look at >>> two memorial services are scheduled for the late washington wizards' owner abe pollin. died yesterday with a battle with a rare gen generative disorder. it's an illness similar to parkinson's disease. his funeral will be held on friday at 11:30 at the washington hebrew congregation on mccown viet in northwest d.c. and al
. hood, texas. >>> president obama called the house vote on health care reform courageous. the house passed the herb by the slimmest of margins on saturday, but even some house members who voted for the will say the vote against a final version inside amendments are made. and in the senate, contentious issues like the pin option and abortion look to derail the bill even before the debate begins. tara mergener is in washington with details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning about. well, as you know, there was a lot of drama leading up to that very close house vote. next stop, the senate. >> the bill is passed. >> reporter: house democrats have managed to squeeze new a health care reform bill, but that may have been the easy part. >> the house bill is dead on arrival in the senate. >> reporter: under the house plan, 36 million uninsured americans would get coverage. the bill would cost $1.2 trillion over ten years. but it will cut $400 billion from medicare costs. opponents argue the measure will cost job, raise insurance rates and lead to huge tax increases. the senate needs mor
. to a group called organizing for america. mr. obama wrote, "this is a night to celebrate, but not to rest." those who voted for reform deserve our thanks. the next phase of the fight has already begun. he then points to the process in the senate saying insurance companies and other special interests are already pushing to bury the bill as he put it. then he asked people to contribute $25 or whatever they can afford so we can finish this fight, as he said. now he did not mention that the problem in the senate is that there are several democrats along with all the republicans who have serious misgivings about several of the proposals on the senate side. especially a government healthcare plan, the so-called public option. the concerns of key democrats on that issue will have to be overcome. to get a bill passed out of the senate. shannon? > >> shannon: a long uphill battle. thank you for the update. the house passed the legislation by 220-215 vote and with support from a single republican. joining us more with the political implications, sam youngman from "the hill newspaper" and political
this by the end of the year, something president obama is pushing for. live on capitol hill, sarah simmons, fox 5 news. back to you. >>> checking other local headlines being an unusual accident at dulles airport. a people mover and plane were moving side by side down a taxiway when the pilot reported the driver of the mobile lounge veered to the right striking the plane's wing. aircraft is out of service for repairs. none of the more than two dozen people on the mobile lounge were injured. >>> now to the district where neighbors gathered in an outpouring of support for a woman known asthma ma. while they held a sin ill, police searched for whoever killed her. somebody robbed her stare on georgia avenue. she handed over the money but the robbers still shot her multiple times. >>> justice will come from a man who terrorized the d.c. metro area if everything goes as planned. john muhammed is set for lethal injection. technically, this is an execution for the murder of dean meyers in manassas. >>> new this morning, a police chase in the district and shots were fired. coming up next, we'll tell you wh
shows them meeting president obama. the white house says michaele and trek salahi shook hands with president obama in the receiving line of last tuesday's state dinner for the indian prime minister. the secret service is accepting blame for allowing the salahis into the event. they say the couple was not on a guest list and should not have been entering. bravo network says michaele salahi was filmed the day of the party for a possible reality tv show but bravo says it had no idea she and her husband weren't supposed to be at the party. >>> investigators in russia are blaming a home made bomb for a deadly train derailment and they say a second device partially exploded today during cleanup efforts. they've officially opened a terror investigation and say they're composing sketches of several suspects. at least 26 people were killed. 100 were injured when the express train went off the tracks between moscow and st. petersburg. at least three cars flipped onto their sides during last night's derailment. more than 680 people were on the train at the time. >> translator: i know my
obama who traveled to capitol hill yesterday to lobby for the plan himself. brian moore has the latest. >> the bill is passed. >> reporter: passage of the sweeping trillion dollar house health care reform bill came down to a couple of hours of debate and a handful of votes. >> i and some of my colleagues just received a call from the president of the united states, barack obama, congratulating us on a great victory for the american people. >> reporter: the day began with president obama traveling to capitol hill to make sure democrats suppoed the bill. late in the evening, it passed a key hurdle. >> the amendment's adopted. >> reporr: an amendment banning government-funded abortions. it was demanded by moderate democrats. republicans condemned the health care reform plan as a washington power grab. >> how bad does it have to get before we stop the out of control spending? >> reporter: republicans presented a counter offer they said was cheaper and doesn't force people to get insurance coverage or face penalties. >> the health care system i america needs reformed, but the pelosi plan is
bill today. president obama will also visit capitol hill tomorrow to make a personal push for that legislation. >> a gruch inmates jumped no n. to a fight involving a prisoner and a guard, but surveillance video showses that this story does not end like you might think. >>> and the son of nba ledge he said michael jordan says he only wanted to wear the shoes endorsed by his dad, but his decision has cost his college. >>> time too look at weather. he's watching what was a tropical storm and you're tellings us something is going to happen. >> remember yesterday it wasn't even a depression at this time yesterday, but it built itself into a tropical depression, and storm and then a hurricane. first thing this morning, hurricane ida came to shore, currently over land. so really raining very hard across eastern nicaragua, 75 miles an hour. that's a weak hurricane, but look at the track. this is odd to see it in november, but the track will take it back into the caribbean and if it holds together over land, about it comes back into the gulf of mexico, it could be a problem for th
sprint. obama has to convince democrats, not republicans, to go along. hi there, welcome to hln on saturday. i'm natasha curry. thanks for spending part of your within with us. candlelight vigils took place all over texas for 12 soldiers and 1 sillian killed in the ft. shootings. the suspected gunman, major nidal hasan, a licensed psychiatrist is among the two dozen people in the hospital, he said to be in critical, but stable condition. one of the cops credit ud with the massacre is in stable condition. her partner described what it was like as both officers fired shots. >> when i saw him, he was standing there. i ordered him to identify myself. he raised his weapon and he fired a couple of rounds. we both took cover. and then he went around one side of the building. and then i started to go after him, the bystander said, no, he came around, he came around. and i came around the other side of the building and then that's when i seen him again and ordered him to drop his weapon. and he raised it, fired a couple more rounds at me and i engaged him. he fell. i went up and secured
to cost to hear their story and why it might not have been their first encounter with president obama. >> plus, was osama bin laden within our grasp and did we let him get away? there are new details in a senate report that supposedly reveal exactly how close the u.s. came to catching public enemy number one and how he eluded capture and tiger woods tells the cops to take a rain check. is he stalling the police or are they taking it easy on a celebrity. slogan from glenn. "fox & friends" is news galore when they're on the couch they have the floor ♪ it's time for "fox & friends" ♪ . >> and everybody good morning, thanks so much for joining us this sunday morning, great to see you guys. >> great to see you. >> so, we have so much to talk about this morning, developments on stories that have broken over the week. in the meantime, an interesting story, a true crime story from new hampshire that divided the town, one dark night a veteran police officer and the person described as the town hippy came face-to-face, within moments they were both shot dead and what the town thought about
there will be trials within the obama administration. i hope the justice department -- sean: you want to go down that road? >> are you kidding? if we don't go down that road we will go down the road of invading another country in the future if we don't take care of the people that caused this horrible, horrible crime in our name. sean: we have to defeat them. that's the difference between you and me. >> who? sean: the people that plot, for example, the kowar towers, the first trade bombings, u.s. cole -- >> we didn't treat them like a nation we had to send an army after, we caught them and put them in prison. sean: we emboldened them and they did hijack the airplanes -- >> how many of them are there? what do you think? sean: i don't know. >> you're the united states of america, man! come on. sean: you want to gut our military? >> you're afraid of a few hundred guys on monkey bars? sean: millions. islamic fanatics. i believe there's millions of people that believe there are virgins in heaven if they commit a suicide bombing. >> all religions have their fanatics, wouldn't you agree with that? sean
expected the bill to pass after president obama was elected last year and also said a single gop vote does not make this a bipartisan bill and expe expects there to be consequences for democrats at the polls. >> many of those 39 democrats who voted against this bill were looking over their shoulders at the next election. i suspect other people will encounter some anxiety at home in their districts because of their vote at home on this bill. we'll have to see how that plays out. >> president obama was among those keeping a close eye on the house vote on a health care bill. as elaine quijano reports, he will sign it into law before the new year. >> a huge victory for president obama after he made a personal appeal saturday to house democrats on capitol hill to get legislation passed. now the president, in a written statement released shortly after the vote, said, quote, tonight in an historic vote, the house of representatives passed a bill that would finally make real the promise of quality affordable health care for the american people. but the statement also alludes to the challenges ahea
. toy it was president obama's turn to pose foris photo op on th 2,000-yr-old landmark, but lurking inhe background,as it has throughout obama's tourof asiais the issue of afghistan. soon he' expected to nounce his decion on the pentagon's quest for additional troops. cha, in a series of interviews with american television, the present said that his decion will, quote, put us on a path towards ending the war. he went on to say, my prerence would notto hand off anythingo the next president >>> americanfficials have repeatedly said that the fight against the tiban in afghanistan is inextricably linked with the fight agains the talibanin nehboring pakistan. there the pakistani army h en engaged in a 4-ek-long offense against the militants in the pvince of south waristan. this weeforeign rerters were allowed into the regn for a oser look at howhe fight is going. this reporter froml jazeera engliswas one of them. >> reporter: the pakistani militaryays they've contained a fothold in sou wiristan, following itsall-out assault on the region las month. cut off from the outsid world, its a town o
the shooter. she was critically injured in that attack. today, president obama thank the house for passing the health- care reform bill and urging the senate did the same. but some are trying to get it stopped in its tracks. we have the latest from washington. >> at the white house, president obama acknowledged his biggest political victory since taking office, the house passage of the sweeping health-care reform bill. >> given the often misleading rhetoric surrounding this, i know this was a major effort for many. >> the bill is passed. >> democrats won with just two votes to spare, and one runs from a republican from new orleans. he felt the heat, and now we face is the wrath of his own party. health-care reform may get a tougher fight in the senate. the 60th vote, joe lieberman of connecticut, vows to filibuster any bill with a public option, like the one included in the house bill. >> as a matter of conscience, i will not allow this bill to come to a final vote because i believe the debt can break america. >> the house bill is dead on arrival in the senate. moderate democrats from swin
legislation sometime tonight. keeping an eye on president obama met with the democratic caucus this afternoon and urging them to unite behind that bill. >>> this is their moment and our moment to live up to the trust that the american people have placed in us. even when it's hard. especially when it's hard. this is our moment to deliver. >> gregg: we began with wendall live at the white house, what did democratic supporters say about the bill today? >> they feel the democrats they are making history here. they see an end to people denied health insurance base they can't afford it. people that can afford health insurance because of preexisting conditions or people have health insurance finding that health problems max it out. president obama came here to caulk with us the democrats to try and put them in shape, not by leaning on them to support a party line but by telling them now is the time to deliver on the heath care promises that he made in his campaign and that other presidents have been making going as far back as truman. >> it's very humbling to stand here when we can associate ourselv
obama gets ready to detail the escalation of the war and his exit strategy. >>> this man accused of gunning down four washington state police officers. police thought they had him pinned down at a house in seattle, but that's not the case. >>> time to point and click your way through the holidays and holiday deals. today is cybermonday. the online equivalent of black friday. good morning, i'm tony harris, and you are in the "cnn newsroom." advice pouring in for president obama as he prepares to announce his strategy for winning the war in afghanistan. senators richard lug somewhere jack reid weighed in on cnn "state of the union." >> the president needs to start by outlining the war we are in. by that i mean the war not against the taliban, al qaeda, but what is at least the objective of continuing in afghanistan, or in any place. that is basic because this has to be a confident speech in which the president recognizes we're at war, the public recognizes that. >> the president has to remind them why we're there and also lay out a strategy, not just a reflective response to a reco
is considered complete without a visit to the great wall of china. today it was president obama's turn to pose for his photo op on the 2,000-year-old landmark, but lurking in the background, as it has throughout obama's tour of asia, is the issue of afghanistan. soon he's expected to announce his decision on the pentagon's request for additional troops. today in china, in aeries of interviews with american television, the president said that his decision will, quote, put us on a path towards ending the war. he went on to say, my preference would be not to hand off anything to the next president. >>> american officials have repeatedly said that the fight against the taliban in afghanistan is inextricably linked with the fight against the taliban in neighboring pakistan. there the pakistani army has been engaged in a 4-week-long offensive against the militants in the province of south waziristan. this week foreign reporters were allowed into the region for a closer look at how the fight is going. this reporter from al jazeera english was one of them. and he has our "lead focus" tonight. >> repor
debate. republicans are pledging to stop the measure. president obama pushing the senate to act before the end of the year. >>> there is a provision that would allow states to choose whether to participate in any government-run of health care. bob mcdonnell says if given the option, the commonwealth of virginia will pops out. >> with a $1.2 trillion price tag, taking from medicare, it will ultimately increase choices -- decrease choices for families. >> virginia voted 7-4 against the bill. maryland voted 6-2 in favor of the bill. >>> the capitol christmas tree will arrive by the end of the month. it was cut down over the weekend and was placed on a huge flatbed truck. the tree will go on a statewide tour before finally arriving in d.c. on november 30. >> it looks like a nice one. >>> 47 degrees. >> per kaine ida is bringing heavy -- hurricane ida is bringing heavy winds. but there is a new way to get around some of the gridlock. >> we are live in the weather center. we have a beautiful day ahead of us. it could change by midweek. cooler temperatures. (announcer) in america we don't jus
that such a move would have fueled a backlash. john kerry requested the report as president obama prepares to beef up troops in afghanistan. kerry has long argued the administration could have captured the terrorist leader shortly after 9/11. >>> ben bernanke is concerned politics could weaken the power, and that could jeopardize the future. he made the statement in a "washington post" article today. he said it would allow senators to help choose regional fed presidents. bernanke says strong supervision needs to remain above politics. >>> florida state troopers hope to get a statement from tiger woods this afternoon. the superstar golfer still has not spoken to investigators about his car wreck early friday morning. the highway patrol is about to release a recording a l of a 9/11 call that alerted them to the accident. woods was treated at a nearby hospital after running over a fire hydrant and crashing into a tree outside his estate in orlando. the highway department says woods is not required to make a statement, but most do cooperate with investigators. >>> 18 people are still listed as missing
>> we could be just hours away from a long awaited vote on health care reform. what president obama is saying. >>> we are learning more about the victims of the ft. hood shooting. what family and friends are saying about the loss. >>> the sound of a baby crying might get on your nerves sometimes but listen closely. you might hear something you do all day every day. >>> you are watching hln. we start with the shooting trj di at ft. hood texas. an investigator says that nidal hasan seemed almost incoherent. he never expressed anger towards the army but said something didn't seem right. he fired more than 100 rounds from two handguns. 13 people were killed and two dozen of the 38 wounded are still in the hospital. many are in intensive car. hasan who was shot four times by a police officer has been taken to brooke army medical senter in san antonio. he is in stable condition and under heavy guard. one civilian killed thursday and others were flown to delaware last night for autopsies. >>> all across america, flags are flig at half-staff at government facilities in memory of those who d
on saturday. republicans are pledging to stop the measure from passing congress. president obama is pushing the senate to act before the end of the year. >>> there will be a provision for states to choose whether to participate in any government run health care option. bob mcdonnell says if given the option, the commonwealth will opt out. >> a i think with n/a $1.2 trillion price tag, taking from medicare, that it will ultimately increase costs. >> virginia voted 7-4 against the entire health care bill. maryland voted 6-2 in favor of the bill. >>> the capitol hill christmas tree will arrive at the end of the month. it was cut down over the weekend in arizona. it was placed on a huge truck. it will go on a statewide tour before arriving in d.c. on november 30. >> come and gone before you know it. >> with such warm weather this weekend. hard to believe we're talking about christmas trees. >>> it has been 20 years since the east and west reunited. we will look back at the anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall. >> there is a new way to get around some of the bumper to bumper gridlock. >> i
today. >>> emergency health for nearly 2 million out-of-work americans is on the way. president obama will sign the bill today extending the jobless benefits up to 20 additional weeks. let me just say they've extended it before up to 79 weeks total. melissa long here for jennifer westhoven. let's talk about today's extension. >> we have the president expected to sign the bill today after it passed the house and senate this week, and it will extend benefits in all states for 14 weeks. and then in states with a rate higher of 18.5%, you're going to get an extra six weeks of benefits. the bill could also boost the housing market because it extends the first-time homebuyer tax credit to june 30. it also extends a credit for current homeowners to buy a home if they've lived in their current home for at least five years. again, a possible stimulus for a very troubled housing market. and possibly three fronts, because we're going to tell you how businesses may also get a break under the new bill. that's coming up in ten minutes. >> melissa, thank you. >>> the h1n1 virus is now the most domin
, and assessing the obama presidency. tuesday night, the first state dinner as president obama's welcomes the indian prime minister. also, three weeks of originals he's been documentaries -- american icons. >> "washington journal" continues. host: i wrote on my facebook, back together again. margaret carlson and tucker carlson -- how long have you to know each other? guest: a while. margaret introduced me to television, actually. she was the first person i ever did any kind of show with. guest: he ahd on a beanie hat and i brought him along, little of the 1990's on cnn. [laughter] host: dana milbank called this the mint -- the louisiana purchase. your reaction to what you saw yesterday and how it is playing out. guest: we thought that with all the attention paid to earmarks and how horrible they are that you would not be giving away huge chunks of money to get a vote. only now it is done and they are kind of proud of it. look, we got mary landrieu ended only cost this much money. guest: this always happens with legislation like this, but we lost sight of the point, to provide health insur
, presidential visit to asia. president obama is in south korea now the last stop op his tour. >> mr. obama conducted a round of media interviews and comments on afghanistan with making headlines. doug lazader joins us now live from capitol hill, good morning. i think one of the first things to jump out at most of us, he is telling us when he expects to make announcement on the future of strategy in afghanistan. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, guys. he is saying within weeks which is what the white house said again and again and again as this decision lingers out there. the i'm sure that's not going to mull fie critics who think the decision should have been made earlier. there are weighty decisions to be made. obviously involve matters of life and death. he is going to take time coming up with what he considers to be the right kind oaf policy. >> as he inherited this war, he made the statement he doesn't want it to go beyond the administration. he says he his new strategy is to think about an end game, getting out of afghanistan. >reporter: really that's been everyone's strategy to find a
-- they're taking insurance industry money and cut a dirty deal with obama. they say if you take single- payer of the bill, we will support it. and they did. it was right before the gavel came down. i was the first one to stand up and say, senator baucus, we need to do this -- could you please let this doctor testified? this week, later, a group of activists are going to call this bill of turkey, called for its defeat -- it is a 2000 page monstrosity. single-payer activists are opposing this bill. we want them to start from scratch enjoying congressman kucinich and others who voted against it. it is a bill of health insurance industry. start from scratch and push for single-payer. that press conference will be at the national press club on wednesday. host: what date was it when you were arrested? caller: i don't know the exact day, but it was the early part of may. host: things, we go to raleigh, n.c., john on the republican line. caller: thank you. everyone thinks the lobbyists have all this financial influence because of the financial and put into the political campaigns, but the vote
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